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Pythiosis Summary

Description: A granulomatous disease caused by the aquatic organism PYTHIUM insidiosum and occurring primarily in horses, cattle, dogs, cats, fishes, and rarely in humans. It is classified into three forms: ocular, cutaneous, and arterial.

Key Drugs and Agents for Pythiosis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Antigens : 2 outcomes 1 study in 12 results : IBA
  2. Amphotericin B (Amphotericin) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 4 results : FDA 12 Generic
  3. Dimethyl Sulfoxide (DMSO) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : FDA 3 Generic
  4. mefenoxam : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  5. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 1 outcome in 3 results : IBA
  6. Collodion (Nitrocellulose) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  7. Iron : 2 studies in 5 results : IBA
  8. caspofungin (Cancidas) : 2 studies in 3 results : FDA 1
  9. terbinafine (Lamisil) : 1 study in 6 results : FDA 27 Generic
  10. Itraconazole (Sporanox) : 1 study in 4 results : FDA 6 Generic
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Diseases Related to Pythiosis

  1. Infection
  2. Thalassemia
  3. Communicable Diseases (Infectious Diseases)
  4. False Aneurysm (Pseudoaneurysm)
  5. beta-Thalassemia (Cooley's Anemia)
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Key Therapies for Pythiosis

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  1. Immunotherapy : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 14 results
  2. Amputation : 3 results
  3. Transplants (Transplant) : 1 result
  4. Photochemotherapy (Photodynamic Therapy) : 1 result
  5. Pancreatectomy : 1 result
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